GIS Degree program on Master-level
The UNIGIS Master of Science (MSc) is a postgraduate study program in distance-learning format. It establishes a solid foundation with the key concepts and methods in Geographic Information Systems and Science, and provides the competences for solving complex real-world problems. Students develop their individual areas of expertise in the Electives as well as the Master Thesis research, according to their personal needs and interests. UNIGIS MSc students are typically working GI-professionals, who lead – or aim to lead – interdisciplinary teams.
The study is compliant with the level 7 (Master) of the European Qualifications Framework.
The UNIGIS MSc study program is based on a modular structure, including
- 9 core modules (each one 6 ECTS),
- Elective subjects “Applied Geoinformatics” (24 ECTS),
- the study phase “Learning Practice and Scientific Work”, including 3 online workshops (together 12 ECTS), and
- the Master Thesis (30 ECTS).
In total, the program amounts to 120 ECTS credits.
The program is designed to be completed in two years, however it can be extended for one additional year without additional fee.